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What will a doctor ask about a foreign object in your rectum?

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To help them safely remove the object, doctors will need to know:

The doctor will also want to know about belly pain, fever, and whether there has been any sign of rectal bleeding.

  • Exactly what the object is
  • How long it has been there
  • What attempts have been made already to try to remove it

From: Foreign Body, Rectum WebMD Medical Reference

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Foreign Body, Rectum from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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Foreign Body, Rectum from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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